The International Association of Undercover
Vice and Street Crimes Supervisors Training Seminar
A Five Day Training Program
A five day (36 hours) training program designed for law enforcement officers who supervise, or plan to supervise, narcotics, vice or street crimes units. The course is designed to provide supervisors with techniques and methods they can use to make their units more efficient and safe.
The curriculum will be presented by instructors who have over a hundred years of experience in undercover narcotics, vice and street crimes investigations. They bring together a wealth of knowledge and have designed a training program which goes to the very heart of teaching supervisors how to better manage and utilize their personnel.
Selecting and Managing Undercover Personnel
CHARLIE FULLER - Retired Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms Special Agent. Charlie has 27 years of law enforcement experience with expertise in undercover, electronic surveillance and training. He was a Program Manager at the ATF National Academy for six years. Charlie was responsible for the Undercover and Field Operations Training Programs. He currently presents undercover, electronic surveillance, physical surveillance and high risk entry tactics training programs nationwide. Charlie is also the author of The Art of Undercover: Techniques and Survival, the complete book on "how to" work undercover.
GAYLAND HAMMACK - A retired Sergeant with 27 years with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Gayland has worked 17 years in the field of Special Operations and has supervised Technical Surveillance units. He has been a certified P.O.S.T. instructor since 1987 and was the training coordinator for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. He has been a Master-Core instructor for the State of Nevada since 1992. He has supervised Task Forces involving D.E.A., F.B.I., B.A.T.F., I.N.S., I.R.S. and U.S. Customs. He has conducted investigations in a number of States, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. He is considered an expert in the field of Covert Operations, Electronic Surveillance and Money Laundering. Gayland has provided training to Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the United States, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary.
ROBERT ALMONTE – Deputy Chief (Retired), El Paso Police Department and former U. S. Marshal. Robert has 32 years of law enforcement experience with expertise in narcotics investigations and undercover work. He served as the United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas from 2010 to 2016. He previously served 25 years with the El Paso, TX Police Department where he spent the majority of his career in narcotics investigations and retired as a Deputy Chief. Robert has provided training to thousands of law enforcement officers throughout the US and abroad. He has spent years conducting extensive research on the Mexican drug trade and how they pray for protection from law enforcement.
JENNIFER BENJAMINS - Currently a Sergeant with the Las Vegas Metro Police Department, Gangs/Vice Bureau, Enforcement Team. Jennifer has 17 years of law enforcement experience, the majority of time spent working undercover operations in vice, narcotics and organized crime. She has worked as an investigator and an undercover with ATF, FBI, IRS, Homeland Security and NV Gaming Control Board. She is a court certified expert on the Pimp/Prostitution Subculture and has testified in numerous cases. Jennifer has been a certified P.O.S.T. instructor for ten years and teaches classes ranging from Vice Investigators, John/Pimp Reversals and Female Undercover Tactics. She has provided training in reversals to hundreds of officers and detectives with LVMPD and other agencies.
PETER BOYCE - Peter is a lawyer in private practice in the Atlanta, GA area. For much of his career, Peter has counseled and defended police officers and departments when threatened with suit or sued for allegations of wrong doing. As an internationally recognized speaker and instructor in many aspects of police civil liability and use of force, he has had the privilege and pleasure of making presentations to local, state, federal and foreign law enforcement officer throughout the world on various liability issues associated with law enforcement work.
Other Instructors to be Announced
Registration fee for the five day training program is $495.00 per person. Cash, check or Visa/MasterCard/Amex are acceptable forms of payment. Registration fee includes the cost of the instruction, handout materials, copy of The Art of Undercover: Techniques and Survival, and certificate of completion. Group discounts are also available. Call for information. All checks or purchase orders must be made payable to International Association of Undercover Officers (IAUO). For further information, call Gayland Hammack at 702-379-5769 or Charlie Fuller at 912-242-6000, or e-mail Info@Undercover.org.
Attendance is limited. Register early to insure your participation.
Training Site and Hotel Accommodations
Training will be held in the Convention Area of the Flamingo Hotel, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV, 702-733-3111. Registration for the training program will be held on Sunday, April 8 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and on Monday, April 9 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM in the Convention Area. At Registration, all participants will be given ID cards which will be required for entrance into the training program. Please try to register early. Classes will be held daily from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, and Friday from 9:00AM to12:00 PM.
The Flamingo Hotel, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV, has arranged for a special rate of $99. To make your reservations go online at https://aws.passkey.com/go/SFITR8 before March 9, 2018, and use Booking Code "SFITR8" to obtain this rate. You can also book by telephone at 702-733-3111, however there is a $15 charge for booking via telephone.
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